Well, December is here. Still no accumulation of snow so far. Not that most of us mind, except snow usually gets me in the mood for Christmas!
My niece Juanita Fields Smith has really been sick and in and out of the hospital. Everyone pray for her. Has kinda messed up their plans for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Joe Bates will be having back surgery on Dec. 5 at Central Baptist. Keep him in your prayers.
James Polly, son of Linda and Rick Polly, will be 35 on Dec. 5 Happy birthday from your sister Christy and your mom and dad and all your friends.
My mother Mary Fields would have been 88 years old on Dec. 13. Happy birthday in heaven, Mother dear. We all love and miss you very much.
Chris Adams will be 37 on Dec. 13. Happy birthday. He is the son of Emma and George Adams and is a college professor in Kingsport, Tenn. We all love you, Chris! Big Cowan
Not a day goes by that we don’t remember my precious nephew Marty Allen Fields who died when he was 16 years old. He would now be 37, died Dec. 14 21 years ago. He was the son of Archie Ray and Margaret Field of Cowan and Lucille Collins of Indiana. He is missed by all of us and left too soon. R.I.P., Marty. We love you!
Prayer list : Tommy Roark, hospital in Pikeville;
Elijah Sandlin, hospital in Lexington; Tommy Tolliver, hospital in Pikeville; Mary Ann Maggard; Barbara Boggs; Bill and Agnes Maggard; Charles and Audrey Hammonds.
So sorry to hear Jimmy Banks had died. I had not seen him in a few years. I went to the visitation. I feel so sorry for Faye Banks Fields. Lately she has had her share of heartache. Didn’t think he was 70 years old, but time flies.
Melinda Daniel had a pretty good 40th birthday — gifts and cards and her dad took her and Mike out for breakfast at the Grill!
Belated happy birthday to Grant Fields. He turned 35 on Nov. 29. He is the son of Judy and Astor Fields Jr.
Also, Ina Griffie had a birthday on Nov. 29. Hope you had a great day.
Belated happy birthday to Kathy Mullins from your cousin Christy Polly and she said to tell you she loves you. Her birthday was also on Nov. 29.
Hope all of you had a good birthday and many more too each of you.
Patricia Holbrook was in the hospital. Pray that she will be better soon. She is the girlfriend of Grant Fields.
Pray for the United States. Some of the laws they are trying to pass are just ridiculous. Pray for the leadership in the White House and in the great State of Kentucky.
Heard from Marie Johnson Boyd in Dante, Va. She is still recuperating at home. Keep her in your prayers.
Happy 32nd wedding anniversary to Dana and Doug Sturgill on Dec. 11. Hope you all have a great one.
Ann Collier’s nephew died in Indiana. Our sympathy goes to the family.
Hello to Isom Fields and his family in Morristown, Tenn. Wish them a merry Christmas. I told him if I don’t see him this year maybe next year.
Lou Anna Fields in Indiana has been real sick and needs our prayers. Also Rita Fields has some health issues. They were having a benefit soup bean dinner at Kingscreek for her and Tommy Roark. Hope all went well.
My son Mike and Dana Sturgill and several others have been volunteering at the Marlow Tackett Christmas giveaway. Still need more help.
Well, I will close for now. Attend the church of your choice and remember Jesus is the reason for the season! Love you all. Pray for someone.
Until next time, have a great week.